Canon PowerShot G7 X

Announced Sep 15, 2014 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 100 mm (4.2×)
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With a time-tested 1" BSI-CMOS sensor and an impressive 24-100mm F1.8-2.8 lens, the PowerShot G7 X produces excellent quality photos. Although the ergonomics won't suit everyone and battery life isn't as good as some competitors, the G7X is well suited to low light and portrait photos, and its touchscreen display is handy for self-portraits and video.

Good for

Those seeking big sensor photo quality in your pocket. On-the-go portrait photographers. Self-portrait enthusiasts.

Not so good for

Those who don't want to carry around extra batteries. Raw shooters. Video enthusiasts.

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Review
By: Mike Tomkins, Imaging Resource (Jul 4, 2015)

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Canon PowerShot G7 X review

In the wake of Sony's massively successful RX100 series, the Canon G7X can't help but come across as a follower, a 'me-too' product which jumps on the bandwagon of a winning form factor and sensor. So like the Sony, it gives you a step-up in image quality and depth of field control over a typical point-and-shoot, while still crucially remaining pocketable. So far so similar, but by deploying a...

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